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Engineering Careers

US Navy offers challenging STEM careers in engineering.

Engineering Careers

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Take your place in one of the world’s premier engineering programs. Secure access to postgraduate training that’s so advanced, its curriculum is classified. Oversee exciting, important and unique construction projects around the globe. If you’re looking to do groundbreaking work in the field of engineering, check out the many engineering careers available to you in the Navy.

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Naval Reactors Engineer

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Sonar Technician

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Nuclear Engineer

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Civil Engineer

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Naval Architect/Marine Engineer

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Electrical Engineer

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Emergency Fire & Rescue

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Electronics Technician

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Submarine Electronics Technician

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Cryptology Technician

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Mechanical Engineer

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Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineer

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There are many opportunities to apply your engineering know-how in a civilian career. After the Navy, jobs vary from automotive technician to aerospace engineer and from materials scientist to marine architect. Check out these available fields and see what speaks to you and your interests.

Nuclear Operations Technician

Nuclear Operations Technicians operate equipment used for the release, control or utilization of nuclear energy to assist scientists in laboratory or production activities.

Nuclear Monitoring Technician

Nuclear Monitoring Technicians collect and test samples to monitor results of nuclear experiments and possible contamination of humans, facilities and the environment.

Electrical Engineer

Electrical Engineers research, design, develop, test or supervise the manufacturing and installation of electrical equipment, components, or systems for commercial, industrial, military or scientific use.

Mechanical Engineer

Mechanical Engineers perform engineering duties in planning and designing tools, engines, machines and other mechanically functioning equipment. They oversee the installation, operation, maintenance and repair of equipment, such as centralized heat, gas, water and steam systems.

Aerospace Engineer

Aerospace Engineers perform engineering duties in designing, constructing and testing aircraft, missiles and spacecraft. They may conduct basic and applied research to evaluate adaptability of materials and equipment to aircraft design and manufacture and may recommend improvements in testing equipment and techniques.

Automotive Engineer/Automotive Technician

Automotive Engineers and Automotive Technicians work to determine the practicality of proposed product design changes and carry out tests of experimental devices or equipment for performance, durability or efficiency.

Manufacturing Engineer

Manufacturing Engineers design, integrate or improve manufacturing systems or related processes. They may work with commercial or industrial designers to refine product designs to increase producibility and decrease costs.

Marine Architect

Marine Architects design and oversee construction and repair of marine craft and floating structures, such as ships, barges, tugs, dredges, submarines, torpedoes, floats and buoys.


Source: O*NET Online (2013)